Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

ACT in Context

ACT in Context
ACT in Context

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Link: contextualscience.org/podcasts/rss

Episodes

11: ACT with Adolescents with Dr. Louise Hayes

Jul 8, 2012 6250

Description:

In this episode, Louise Hayes, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and academic at the University of Melbourne, Australia, discusses the use of ACT principles for therapeutic intervention with adolescents. She describes how to make ACT fun and interesting for this age group, as well as the unique challenges of doing this work effectively. 

About Dr. Hayes

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10: ACT for Coping with Trauma and PTSD with Robyn Walser

Mar 18, 2012 6435

Description:

In this episode, Robyn D. Walser, Ph.D., of the Dissemination and Training Division of the Dept of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD and former president of ACBS, speaks to Jen and John about an ACT approach to treating individuals who have survived trauma and who struggle with post-traumatic stress. Listen and learn with Robyn as she discusses the role of acceptance, mindfulness, and values-based work to help individuals learn to live with, and live far beyond, their trauma histories. 

About Dr. Walser:

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09: An Introduction to Committed ACTion with Daniel J. Moran

Nov 28, 2011 5479

Description:

In this episode, Daniel J (DJ) Moran, Ph.D., of Pickslyde Consulting, and co-author of the book ACT in Practice: Case Conceptualization in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, discusses committed action, or the behavioral "meat" of ACT.  Join Jen and John as they discuss bringing it all together, using behavioral principles, behavior therapy techniques, and the other 5 ACT process to promote patterns of behavior that are vital and healthy.

About Dr. Moran:  

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08: An Introduction to Values with Joanne Dahl

Oct 20, 2011 7308

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In this episode, Joanne Dahl, Ph.D., Associate Professor and senior lecturer of Psychology at University of Uppsala in Sweden and co-author of the book The Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy: Helping Clients Discover, Explore and Commit to Valued Action Using Accceptance and Commitment Therapy, discusses personal values from an ACT perspective. Join Jen and John as they identify values and learn about leading a life directed by values, even when life is challenging. About Dr. Dahl:  

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07: An Introduction to Contacting the Present Moment with Kelly Wilson

Sep 7, 2011 6444

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In this episode, Kelly Wilson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Mississippi, and co-author of the original ACT book, discusses contacting the present moment from an ACT perspective. Join Jen and John as they practice noticing and being present with Dr. Wilson throughout this intriguing look at present moment awareness as it relates to our own experiences, as well as being with others in a deeply connected way. 

About Dr. Wilson:

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06: An Introduction to Self-As-Context with Matthieu Villatte

Aug 5, 2011 6456

05: An Introduction to Defusion with Russ Harris

Jun 18, 2011 7364

Description:

In this episode, Jen and John talk with Russ Harris, MD about the process of defusion in ACT.  Listeners will go on a journey of discovering the tricky aspects of language and thinking, and learn skills that can be used to become less caught up in thoughts so that they can live more free and meainngful lives. 

About Dr. Harris:

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04: An Introduction to Acceptance with Sonja Batten

May 25, 2011 6419

03: The History and Development of ACT with Steven Hayes

Apr 24, 2011 6132

Description:

In this episode, Jen and John talk with one of ACT's founders, Steven C. Hayes, PhD, professor of psychology at the Univesity of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Hayes discusses the historical factors within psychoanalysis, behaviorism, and the cognitive therapy movement that led to the development of ACT. He also sets the stage for our listeners to understand a bit about what Contextual Behavioral Science means, and how it relates to ACT and RFT. 

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02: An introduction to ACT Part 2

Apr 5, 2011 3492

Description:

In the second part of this introductory eiposde, our listeners hear from Jen and John again as they describe more about what ACT is and what our listeners can expect on the podcast journey.

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01: An introduction to ACT Part 1

Apr 1, 2011 2424

Description:

In this episode, our listeners meet Jen and John, who describe a bit about what ACT is and what our listeners can expect as they learn about ACT. 

 

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